A former U.S. e-scrap executive pleads not guilty to federal charges related to business practices, and an infamous scrap site in Ghana grabs more headlines.
Residents fear a local government e-scrap collection program will harm charities, and recycling professionals describe the routes they took into the industry.
This story originally appeared in the June 2016 issue of E-Scrap News.
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The Basel Action Network has released a follow-up report to its e-scrap tracking study, detailing which firms handled material that was ultimately exported.
Growing volumes of Nigerian e-scrap coincide with an evolving processor field, and port workers will have an early vote on a labor contract that could bring some stability to West Coast exports.
A company gets the backing of HP to begin collecting outdated computers in Malaysia, and a South African startup gets creative with parts from old devices.
An expert outlines the small-business benefits of buying used devices, and a massive recycling facility is scheduled to come on-line in the Middle East this year.
Lawmakers in Ghana have reportedly approved legislation that will result in a national fund to provide collection and recycling services for end-of-life electronics.
Kenya becomes the first African country to pass a law directing flows of e-scrap, and an Aussie stewardship group reaches out to the country’s business community.